Testing shows no radiation in Cook Inlet

...acceptable limits to drinking water set by the U.S. EPA.The institute has been conducting sampling throughout the West Coast of the United States and in the Pacific Ocean, the results of which can be found at additional...
Southeast Alaskans reach 'Higher'

...the Teton Range and the Himalayas.It had its first premier September in Lake Tahoe, California, and has done a West Coast tour. It's now on its European leg, Shanley said.It will premier in Juneau next Friday, Nov. 7, sponsored by...
170,000 fish in hand

...The tags are so tiny that they have to be examined under a microscope to see their etching.Every hatchery on the West Coast uses coded wire tagging for fish managed under the Pacific Salmon treaty, Focht said. For DIPAC, that's a three...
Russian seafood export ban would have big impact on US the value of our roe products. The impacts are not isolated to Alaska: there is currently 1,000 metric tons of West Coast hake (a type of white fish), previously destined to Russia, sitting in cold storage with prices falling. What is...
Naplachowski returns to Juneau Empire

...We're used to the rain."Originally a journeyman cabinetmaker, he and his wife followed a dream to live on the west coast, selling the business they owned and moving to Washington, where they learned to love the Pacific Northwest weather...
My Turn: The climate marches past Alaska

...all aspects of climate change. Instead, governor Parnell's deliberate inaction makes Alaska the only region on the west coast of North America to not have a climate action plan. In essence, we are the laggards on the front line of climate change...
A Trip North

...Hot Springs on Chichagof Island. Over the course of the trip, he passed, in one way or another, through most of the West Coast's coastal temperate rainforest. The best part of the trip, however, was his arrival at his final destination...
Shelley Lynn Savikko

...much-loved nieces and nephews.Shelley was born March 27, 1962 in Spokane, Washington and grew up throughout the West Coast. She lived in Juneau, Alaska for most of the last twenty years. Shelley was passionate about her family, and found...
China bans shellfish imports from US West Coast

SEATTLE - China has suspended imports of shellfish from the U.S. West Coast, cutting off one of the biggest export markets for Northwest companies and prompting fears of a months-long shutdown.The Chinese...
Scientists expect traces of ocean radiation soon

...water samples at beaches along the West Coast in hopes of capturing a detailed...plume begins to arrive along the West Coast."In an email from Japan, Buesseler...leading edge of the plume hitting the West Coast from southeast Alaska to Southern...


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